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synonyms for unstressed

  • dull
  • feeble
  • low
  • poor
  • quiet
  • small
  • thin
  • bated
  • dim
  • distant
  • gentle
  • imperceptible
  • inaudible
  • indistinct
  • muffled
  • pale
  • reedy
  • slight
  • stifled
  • unaccented
  • whispered
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antonyms for unstressed

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  • happy
  • healthy
  • rich
  • solid
  • strong
  • able
  • bold
  • brave
  • capable
  • concentrated
  • confident
  • firm
  • fit
  • guarded
  • loud
  • noisy
  • potent
  • protected
  • safe
  • secure
  • sufficient
  • thick
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How to use unstressed in a sentence

Initial h before unstressed vowels is only pronounced when preceded by a pause.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
Began: notice the quality of the vowel in the first, unstressed syllable of this word.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
You use more force for the stressed than for the unstressed vowels, that is to say, you put more breath into them.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
The monotony of a series of stressed or of unstressed sounds would be unbearable.
DIVISION OF WORDSFREDERICK W. HAMILTON
Here the assonance is -er (final unstressed -er in standard present-day English represents vocalic r).
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
The initial unstressed syllable of the first hemistich is lacking in approximately one-third of the lines of the Laberinto.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Unstressed, un-strest′, adj. not pronounced with stress, unaccented.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Anapestic verse consists of a regular recurrence of two unstressed syllables preceding a stressed syllable, — — /.
LEGENDS, TALES AND POEMSGUSTAVO ADOLFO BECQUER
The guttural nasal disappeared in an unstressed syllable when preceded by an n in a stressed syllable in the course of the OHG.
A MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN PRIMERJOSEPH WRIGHT
So far attention has been confined to the stressed syllables, around which the unstressed syllables are grouped.
FOURTEENTH CENTURY VERSE & PROSEVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNSTRESSED

  • bated
  • dim
  • distant
  • dull
  • feeble
  • gentle
  • imperceptible
  • inaudible
  • indistinct
  • low
  • muffled
  • pale
  • poor
  • quiet
  • reedy
  • slight
  • small
  • stifled
  • thin
  • unaccented
  • unstressed
  • whispered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.